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2008 NHL Entry Draft: Day Two

by John Bishop / Boston Bruins
10:00 a.m.

Okay, ready to add six or so Bruins to the media guide.

Me too.

The draft is just starting, though, so here is some audio stuff from yesterday:

 Peter Chiarelli after Drafting Colborne
 Scott Bradley talks about Joe Colborne  
 Boston's Joe Colborne talks about his day

And how about some pictures:
2008 NHL Entry Draft: Day 1

10:58 a.m.
Boston has selected Maxime Sauve with their second pick.

From his profile: "Was one of 40 players selected to the 2008 CHL Top Prospects Game. Participated in the 2007 Canada Winter Games as a member of Team Quebec, posting three points in the tournament (2-1-3). His dad, Jean-Francois Sauvé, played for the Buffalo Sabres and the Quebec Nordiques, tallying 65 career goals and 138 career assists in 290 NHL games."

Go here for more.

11:41 a.m.
Boston selected Michael Hutchinson.

From his profile: "Led the Colts to a first round playoff upset of the Brampton Battalion before losing to the eventual Eastern Conference champions, Belleville, in the second round. His .941 save-percentage in eight playoff games in 2008 was second among OHL goaltenders – he averaged 44 saves per-game through the five-game series against Brampton."

Go here for more.

 Draft 2008: Michael Hutchinson  

12:25 p.m.
The Bruins traded up and swapped their picks at 107 and 137  for the 97th pick (from Columbus). They then chose Jamie Arniel.

From his profile: "Finished third on the Sarnia Sting with 27 goals in 2007-08. Was selected to participate in the 2008 Top Prospects Game, picking up a goal in his team's 8-4 win. Was a member of Team Canada at the 2007 World Under-18 Hockey Championship in Finland where he was paired up on a line with fellow draft-eligible teammates Steven Stamkos and Zach Boychuk. "

Go here for more.

 Draft 2008: Jamie Arniel  

1:36 p.m.
The Bruins just selected Nicholas Tremblay.

From his profile on "Nicholas Tremblay had a tremendous season with the Smiths Falls Bears of the CJHL. His 51 goals, 59 assists, and 110 Points were enough to lead his team and the entire league in scoring. The centreman collected an impressive 12 power play goals, 19 power play assists, and 6 game winning goals."

Read the full profile here and another here.

2:58 p.m.
Well, it's over. And the Bruins last pick is Mark Goggin.

Choate Rosemary Hall head coach Pat Dennehy says:
"Mark is the ultimate competitor who wants to be on the ice when the game is on the line. He works tirelessly year round to improve his game. Simply put, Mark wants to be a hockey player.  He is both a student of the game and a leader – his teammates both look up to him and learn from him. He is possessed with great hands and has a wonderful hockey sense as well as a flare for the dramatic."

Read his full profile and see some pictures here.

 Draft 2008: Mark Goggin

5:28 p.m.
The Bruins contingent is back at the hotel getting some rest before a big meal and an early flight. However, how about some food for thought from day two of the draft?
  • Maxime Sauve's cousin Philippe played briefly in the Bruins organization in 2006-07, including 2 relief appearances in Boston (no decisions).
  • His father Jean-Francois and uncle Bob also played in the NHL but had no ties to the Bruins.
  • Jean-Francois Sauve played alongside Claude Julien while with the Quebec Nordiques.
  • Jamie Arniel's uncle Scott played 29 games in Boston in the 1991-92 season.
  • Joe Colborne is going to the University of Denver in the Fall - their Senior Associate Athletic Director is Ron Grahame, who played in goal for Boston in 1977-78.
  • Perhaps more famously, Grahame was traded to Los Angeles for the 1979 first round draft pick that became Ray Bourque.

5:57 p.m.
Mark your schedules -- we will have an interactive chat with Joe Colborne on Wednesday, June 25th at 2:00 p.m. Don't miss this chance to chat with the B's first pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

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